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Carotid Endarterectomy Summary

Description: The excision of the thickened, atheromatous tunica intima of a carotid artery.

Also Known As: Endarterectomy, Carotid; Carotid Endarterectomies; Endarterectomies, Carotid

Networked: 4164 relevant articles (319 outcomes, 857 trials/studies) for this Therapy

Key Diseases for which Carotid Endarterectomy is Relevant

  1. Stroke (Strokes) : 144 outcomes 283 studies in 1364 results
  2. Carotid Stenosis (Carotid Artery Stenosis) : 141 outcomes 299 studies in 1214 results
  3. Pathologic Constriction (Stenosis) : 54 outcomes 221 studies in 797 results
  4. Carotid Artery Diseases : 19 outcomes 86 studies in 213 results
  5. Transient Ischemic Attack : 8 outcomes 17 studies in 131 results
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Drugs Related to Carotid Endarterectomy

  1. Aspirin (Acetylsalicylic Acid)
  2. Platelet Aggregation Inhibitors (Antiplatelet Drugs)
  3. Heparin (Liquaemin)
  4. Thiopental (Pentothal)
  5. Antihypertensive Agents (Antihypertensives)
  6. Acetazolamide (Diamox)
  7. Retinaldehyde (Retinal)
  8. glucuronyl glucosamine glycan sulfate (Vessel)
  9. Polytetrafluoroethylene (Teflon)
  10. Urokinase-Type Plasminogen Activator (Urokinase)
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Therapies Related to Carotid Endarterectomy

  1. Angioplasty (Angioplasty, Transluminal)
  2. Stents
  3. Endarterectomy (Thromboendarterectomy)
  4. Coronary Artery Bypass (Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery)
  5. General Anesthesia
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